Hobbies such as photography, pottery, and gardening can all be turned into money-making activities. If you have a hobby, chances are good there is someone out there willing to pay for what you produce. Suzanne is a professional photographer. There are numerous websites out there dedicated to selling digital photographs as stock images.
You could also pick up a little extra jingle by selling your services as a semi-professional photographer. Your would-be customers should be advised that you will do the best job you can, but you are not yet a professional and might not get the exact shot they desire,
An upfront, non-refundable deposit should be charged to offset any expenses you incur getting to the event, etc.
If you can start plants from seeds or cuttings, you may be able to start plants and sell them to nurseries and greenhouses in your area that cannot keep up with the demand.
Do you like to read? You could proofread manuscripts. Let’s face it, most new books could really use a good proofreader.
Do you like to sew? Many people who are on a budget, but who cannot find modest clothes that fit, would love to find someone who is interested in making an outfit or two for them without breaking the bank.
Yes, if you are going to make a living as a tailor you need to charge professional prices. However, if your customers are willing to accept a few imperfections while you learn, why not charge them a little less? Your clients should understand upfront that you are not yet a professional, but you will give them the best product you can in the meantime.
You should require a non-refundable deposit upfront in an amount sufficient to cover your costs of materials and supplies. If your customer does not want the finished article, you have not lost money on the deal.
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